Multiple lots of Parent’s Choice Rice Baby Cereal sold by Wal-Mart have been recalled. The infant cereal has been voluntarily recalled after testing ‘above the guidance’ for naturally occurring inorganic arsenic.
Maple Island Inc. is voluntarily recalling this product with the knowledge of the FDA. The product was distributed nationally through Walmart’s stores and online. Walmart was advised by the FDA, and has pulled the product from its store shelves and put a register block on the product at its stores and online to prevent any further sales.
The specific Parent’s Choice Rice Baby Cereal 8 oz lots being recalled were sold after April 5, 2021, and include:
- Lot 21083 with UPC Code #00681131082907 with a best if used by date of JUN 24 2022.
- Lot 21084 with UPC Code #00681131082907 with a best if used by date of JUN 25 2022
- Lot 21242 with UPC Code #00681131082907 with a best if used by date of NOV 30 2022
The best if used by date and product numbers can be found in the bottom left corner on the back of the Parent’s Choice Rice Baby Cereal packaging.
Customers who may have purchased Parent’s Choice Rice Baby Cereal at Walmart should discard the product or return it to Walmart for a full refund. Customers seeking additional information may call Maple Island Inc., Monday through Friday 8am – 4pm Central time at 1-800-369-1022 or contact the company by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
No illnesses related to the product lots have been reported to date and no other production lots or Parent’s Choice products are affected by this recall.